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On October 13th and 15th, the Army Corps of Engineers will hold hearings on the use of streamlined permits to authorize mountaintop removal coal mining, also known as Nationwide Permit 21 (NWP 21). The use of streamlined permits restricts the input of residents and communities on projects that will pollute their streams and valleys with dangerous mining waste. Ending the use of this streamlined mountain top removal coal mining permits is the first step toward ending this devastating practice all together. 
 
 

West Virginia
Where: Charleston Civic Center, Little Theater, 200 Civic Center Drive, Charleston, WV 25301 (map)
When: Tuesday, October 13th, Registration begins at 6pm, the hearing begins at 7pm
Contact: Bill Price, bill.price@sierraclub.org

Kentucky
Where: East Kentucky Expo Center, 126 Main St., Pikeville, KY 41501 (map)
When: Tuesday, October 13th, Registration begins at 6pm, the hearing begins at 7pm
Contact: Lauren Mcgrath, lauren.mcgrath@sierraclub.org

Tennessee
Where: Knoxville Convention Center, 701 Henley St., Knoxville, TN, 37902 (map)
When: When: Tuesday, October 13th, Registration begins at 6pm, the hearing begins at 7pm
Contact: online.organizing@sierraclub.org

Ohio
Where: Pritchard Laughlin Civic Center, 7033 Glenn Hwy., Cambridge, OH 43725 (map)
When: Thursday, October 15th, Registration begins at 6pm, the hearing begins at 7pm
Contact: Nachy Kanfer, nachy.kanfer@sierraclub.org

Pennsylvania
Where:
David L Lawrence Convention Center 1000 Fort Duquesne Boulevard, Pittsburgh, PA 15222 (map)
When: Thursday, October 15th
- Rally for the Mountains: 5:30 at the corner of 10th and Penn Ave, just outside the David Lawrence Center.
- Hearing: registration begins at 6pm, the hearing begins at 7pm
Contact: Randy Francisco, randy.francisco@sierraclub.org

Virginia
Where: Big Stone Gap Mountain Empire Community College, 3441 Mountain Empire Road, Big Stone Gap, VA 24219 (map)
When: Thursday, October 15th, Registration begins at 6pm, the hearing begins at 7pm
Contact: Glen Besa, glen.besa@sierraclub.org



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